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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Healthcare
  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability


  • Colorado
  • Massachusetts
  • Wyoming

Dara Keller


Phone: 303.226.6062
Office: Denver

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Dara Keller is a highly skilled corporate and regulatory healthcare attorney with extensive experience in navigating the complex landscape of state and federal healthcare compliance laws and regulations. As a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice group, Dara brings with her a broad range of experience in the healthcare industry, including representing professionals, practice groups, and companies in licensing matters as well as compliance with a vast array of healthcare regulations such as Stark, Anti-Kickback, and corporate practice of medicine.  Dara regularly assists clients with corporate structuring and formation as well as mergers and acquisitions in the compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. Dara also assists clients with health privacy and security law, safeguarding their interests in an ever-evolving legal environment. As a former litigator, Dara has successfully represented numerous clients in both state and federal investigations, including allegations of Medicaid and Medicare fraud, HIPAA breaches, and OIG investigations. Ms. Keller also serves as outside general counsel to several Colorado healthcare-related entities.

Dara brings a unique blend of legal proficiency and strategic thinking to each matter she handles. With a firm grasp of the healthcare industry’s nuances and regulatory frameworks, she is well-equipped to identify potential risks and devise proactive compliance measures that mitigate legal challenges before they arise.  She places great emphasis on building trust and maintaining open lines of communication, ensuring that her clients feel supported throughout the legal process.

Dara earned her Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Wyoming, and Massachusetts. Prior to moving to Colorado and entering private practice in 2013, Dara worked as an attorney-advisor for a federal agency in Washington, D.C.  Dara values working closely with her clients to understand their needs and provide real-world solutions.

  • Boston University School of Law, JD, 2009
  • Indiana University, BA with Highest distinction, 2006
  • Member of American Health Lawyers Association (2017 to present)
  • Member of Colorado Defense Lawyers Association (2017 to present) and Board of Directors
  • Communications Director for CDLA (2020 to 2022)
  • Member of Colorado Bar Association (2014 to present)
Community Involvement
  • Volunteer with Volunteers for Colorado;
  • Board of Directors, Director for Colorado Association for Recovery Residences

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1550 Wewatta St. Suite 710
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 623-1800.